Consider the following differences between El Nino and La Nina:

  1. While El Nino leads to warming of the Pacific Ocean, during La Nina Pacific Ocean gets cooler
  2. While El Nino is accompanied by high pressure in the western Pacific, La Nina is accompanied by comparatively low pressure over western Pacific

    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

El Nino is accompanied by high air pressure in the western Pacific and low air pressure in the eastern Pacific. La Nina is accompanied by comparatively low pressure over western Pacific and high pressure over eastern Pacific.

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